Cook Two Kinds of Ravioli and Sip Wine with an Italian Chef

Little Italy

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In a Nutshell

Native-Italian Chef Annalisa teaches students to make two kinds of authentic ravioli; classes end with a meal and wine

The Fine Print

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The Deal

  • $65 for one admission to a 3-hour handmade ravioli class and meal with Italian born Chef Annalisa
  • This event is designed for adults only
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The class will be held at Mixture, a modern home-accessories store in Little Italy.

Each event is capped at 15 purchasers.

What You’ll Do

Chef Annalisa welcomes guests into her kitchen with Italian hospitality: complimentary Italian coffee, Sicilian fig pastries, and bottled water. Nestled in San Diego’s Italian quarter, this culinary training ground doubles as a history classroom, where the chef shares her background and the story of ravioli (known as Tortelli in her native northern Italy). Then, Annalisa demos different cooking techniques and tips for the grocery store before splitting everyone into small groups for hands-on learning.

  • Make Your Own Ravioli
    With other participants, prep dough and eggs, then make two kinds of ravioli: one stuffed with spinach and ricotta and the other filled with zucca (Italian pumpkin squash) and Amaretti biscotti.

  • Eat Your Creations
    Once cooked, the ravioli pairs with two kinds of sauces: a Parmesan cheese, butter and sage sauce and a gorgonzola cheese-walnut sauce. Try everything alongside locally made ciabatta bread, Italian green olives, and imported Lambrusco–a sparkling red wine from the chef’s home region in Italy.

  • Practice at Home
    Guests leave with a copy of all the recipes used during class.

Your Host

 Chef Annalisa Annalisa
Asdora (a northern Italian dialect word for a female chef) Instead of coloring books, Chef Annalisa grew up with tortellini, prosciutto, gnocchi, and Parmesan cheese. In Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, she spent her youth helping her grandparents make pasta dough, collect tomatoes from the garden (though she sometimes ate more than she collected), and prepare countless meals. Annalisa draws on this experience today when working as a private caterer and an instructor during Little Italy Tourism’s neighborhood cooking classes.

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    Little Italy

    2210 Kettner Blvd.

    San Diego, CA 92101

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